Search:

Type: Posts; User: ch4man

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds.

  1. Replies
    6
    Views
    401

    heat loss,,,,,,,,

    this wont answer you question but its true.
    about 10 years ago at deer camp we had a 30,000 btu empire vented space heater in a homemade 10 X 14 ft tent. i had brought up a temperature recorder and...
  2. Replies
    90
    Views
    4,473

    old school......

    these are from 4 years ago, still using the same old box

    http://hvac-talk.com/vbb/attachment.php?attachmentid=46052&d=1251678117
    ...
  3. Replies
    15
    Views
    608

    yep, if the throttle valve didnt open you'll have...

    yep, if the throttle valve didnt open you'll have "correct" outlet pressure but the closed throttle valve will further restrict the gas flow. thus "good" measured gas pressure but in fact low CFH
  4. Replies
    15
    Views
    608

    so you have correct pressure but not enough gas...

    so you have correct pressure but not enough gas to get close to rated temp rise? where are you measuring gas pressure, at the gas valve or the throttle valve?
  5. Replies
    32
    Views
    1,416

    mind telling us why you think thermocouples are...

    mind telling us why you think thermocouples are better? most believe thermisters, while a bit slower to stabilize are more accurate and consistant
  6. Thread: RPM Question

    by ch4man
    Replies
    7
    Views
    292

    interesting,,,, was that under a nominal load?

    interesting,,,, was that under a nominal load?
  7. Thread: dry cold air

    by ch4man
    Replies
    6
    Views
    485

    this is almost as tough of a concept to teach as...

    this is almost as tough of a concept to teach as is the question " what weighs more dry air or humid air?" way more guys get this wrong than understand.

    psycrometrics is something we all need to...
  8. Replies
    64
    Views
    2,361

    Take an old gas furnace, one that has a multi...

    Take an old gas furnace, one that has a multi sppeed blower, a hw fan/limit, a fan center relay, old school tstat and rip all the wores out of it. Give the new guy a bag full of wires(not the...
  9. Replies
    33
    Views
    2,089

    Yes its one of those,,,,,,, but by the...

    Yes its one of those,,,,,,, but by the description of the intake being burnt black she'sbetter off new....jmho
  10. Replies
    19
    Views
    518

    I wonder if the circ he installed didnt have a...

    I wonder if the circ he installed didnt have a flow check. with that piping arangement you must have IFC's
  11. Replies
    32
    Views
    3,006

    thats just done to keep the rain water from...

    thats just done to keep the rain water from pooling on it
  12. yep, them Canadians are terrible drivers

    yep, them Canadians are terrible drivers
  13. Replies
    28
    Views
    1,676

    thanks, i was always told the black disc that...

    thanks, i was always told the black disc that fries was a MOV..

    probably was told that by "some guy on the internet"

    wait........................................




    no, NTC makes sense..
  14. Replies
    28
    Views
    1,676

    im sorry i thought you were talking a ECM motor....

    im sorry i thought you were talking a ECM motor.

    they act opposite of a PSC motor....

    dont beleive me, try what i said


    read post 19, he said it better than i could
  15. Replies
    28
    Views
    1,676

    by measuring RPMs and the torque to maintain said...

    by measuring RPMs and the torque to maintain said RPMs. that info is mapped in the programming
  16. Replies
    28
    Views
    1,676

    what burns up in the module is the MOV. metal...

    what burns up in the module is the MOV. metal oxide varister. like all electronic components they're rated at a maximum wattage. too high static does increase amp draw on an ECM drive and will...
  17. Replies
    28
    Views
    1,676

    dont believe it? got a piece of cardboard and an...

    dont believe it? got a piece of cardboard and an amp clamp?. see for yourself. start blocking the airflow in the return or filter and watch your ampdraw
  18. Thread: Red Tagged

    by ch4man
    Replies
    29
    Views
    2,154

    well good luck..... btw, nice deer in your other...

    well good luck..... btw, nice deer in your other thread.

    my buddy last weekend, got in his stand at 7:00, shot a 3 pointer at 7:02, got an 8 pointer at 7:04 and was back at camp drinking a beer by...
  19. Thread: Red Tagged

    by ch4man
    Replies
    29
    Views
    2,154

    wow. $hit like that pisses me off. we have a...

    wow. $hit like that pisses me off.

    we have a zero tollerence policy on indoor leaks. i'd be fired so fast if i every tried that.

    sorry your local utility sucks;;;; we're not all that bad.
  20. Thread: Red Tagged

    by ch4man
    Replies
    29
    Views
    2,154

    oh i agree, you found a hack for sure. those...

    oh i agree, you found a hack for sure. those mueller core valves can be regreased with the proper tool. thats what should've happened...

    now it doesnt leak... but its probably rendered useless...
  21. Thread: Red Tagged

    by ch4man
    Replies
    29
    Views
    2,154

    how much was that leaking? LEL? PPM? how did...

    how much was that leaking? LEL? PPM?

    how did you fix it?
  22. or a clue

    or a clue
  23. Thread: Red Tagged

    by ch4man
    Replies
    29
    Views
    2,154

    co2?

    co2?
  24. time to google flashback, port loading and flame...

    time to google flashback, port loading and flame propagation
  25. Replies
    30
    Views
    1,860

    sorry, i came off as such a jacka$$. call it...

    sorry, i came off as such a jacka$$. call it suffering from a really bad day both at work and after. i took it out an here, that was wrong.:oops:

    now. that excerpt below appears to be a "reason"...
  26. Replies
    30
    Views
    1,860

    im in the field working instead of sitting on my...

    im in the field working instead of sitting on my arse in front of a computer where the real work is smart ass......

    now you tell me just how does this rain thing has anything to do with charging a...
  27. Replies
    30
    Views
    1,860

    now who taught you that crock of scat?. i dont...

    now who taught you that crock of scat?.

    i dont work in the rain
  28. Replies
    15
    Views
    2,201

    low pressure isnt that high. 45 deg SST will...

    low pressure isnt that high. 45 deg SST will still dehumidify. its the SLT that's high. 32 deg superheat? that coil is starving man.
  29. Replies
    53
    Views
    7,618

    thank you for this update, please stop by often....

    thank you for this update, please stop by often. a lot of respect is given to those in the industry such as yourself who comes here to see what's happening on the front lines.
    from all my...
  30. Replies
    4
    Views
    695

    ive made many, seal the end, drill the sides....

    ive made many, seal the end, drill the sides. done right just as accurate as a dywer a303.

    i like that ones ive made from 1/8" brass tubing from the hobby store. no need to drill a very large hole
  31. Replies
    22
    Views
    1,515

    run, cut your losses and just run.....

    run, cut your losses and just run.....
  32. Replies
    36
    Views
    2,405

    chrome sucks right now, firefox is better but...

    chrome sucks right now, firefox is better but still is goofy
  33. Replies
    3
    Views
    326

    whether you spend 300 or 3000 dollars, it will...

    whether you spend 300 or 3000 dollars, it will last 5 to 7 years. thats the way they're made today

    your 20 dollar toaster has a 1 year warranty. so does that top of the line frig.

    oh and good...
  34. Replies
    10
    Views
    530

    3 words........ TXV

    3 words........ TXV
  35. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,154

    the feildpeice dual thermometer( i forget the...

    the feildpeice dual thermometer( i forget the model) is about 1/2 or less that the fluke

    hey if your 116 works, great. i love mine but its my 3rd one because i returned the 1st 2 because of...
  36. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,154

    a fluke 116 is a great DMM, but a piss poor...

    a fluke 116 is a great DMM, but a piss poor thermometer

    do yourself a favor and get a dedicated thermometer such as a fluke 52 or cooper red or blue box thermistor based thermometer
  37. Replies
    15
    Views
    876

    what???

    what???
  38. Replies
    17
    Views
    2,844

    government install. as per the specs of the...

    government install.

    as per the specs of the department of redundancy department....
  39. Thread: Bad water leak

    by ch4man
    Replies
    25
    Views
    1,480

    umm, if that drain pan was rotated to the bottom...

    umm, if that drain pan was rotated to the bottom it would totally block the return.....................

    it is a multi poise unit. that drain pan works in both ways without twisting it around.
    ...
  40. Thread: Bad water leak

    by ch4man
    Replies
    25
    Views
    1,480

    what do you think might be keeping the water from...

    what do you think might be keeping the water from draining out of the drain line?

    the answer to that is not the only problem
  41. Replies
    19
    Views
    931

    im confused, if you think the boiler is flashing...

    im confused, if you think the boiler is flashing to steam, how is the indirect "pulling" to much heat from the house?.

    that grunfus is a steep curve pump. with zones you should chose a flat curve...
  42. Replies
    22
    Views
    2,011

    dont forget indoor load, its just as...

    dont forget indoor load, its just as important......

    50-55 deg wet bulb in the return minimum
  43. Replies
    24
    Views
    3,206

    back to morons cutting wires. this was told to me...

    back to morons cutting wires. this was told to me by a guy i work with and i believe him.

    local cable company bundles a whole house package including internet capable thermostat. this oddball stat...
  44. Replies
    6
    Views
    861

    transformer was fine. new one ohmed the same....

    transformer was fine. new one ohmed the same. turned out to be the combustion blower wheel self destructed locking it up.

    not a fun replacement on a solo 110..

    guess we all learned.. thanks for...
  45. Replies
    6
    Views
    861

    transformer testing/question

    ok i should know this,but im drawing a blank. what should my expected ohm readings be on a standard (kind of) 120v/24 transformer?

    heres the deal. gotta call yesterday to install a board in a...
  46. Thread: Furnace problem

    by ch4man
    Replies
    19
    Views
    1,766

    so tech support told you he's never heard of a...

    so tech support told you he's never heard of a spill switch and and he says flue gas temps should be under 200' on a 80%er????
    he's either an idiot, or your not a carrier dealer and he's playing "...
  47. Thread: Bathroom scale

    by ch4man
    Replies
    66
    Views
    4,426

    if you choose to use a bathroom scale, just make...

    if you choose to use a bathroom scale, just make sure your customer doesn't work for the department of commerce, weights and measurements division..............

    just saying
  48. Replies
    4
    Views
    609

    squirrel!

    squirrel!
  49. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,922

    i take it you and your guys dont use analyzers....

    i take it you and your guys dont use analyzers. so how do you know your not producing dangerous levels of CO.

    last i looked there isn't a manometer out there that can do that. and please dont...
  50. Replies
    21
    Views
    1,862

    i honestly hate bulky coats. i'm usually seen in...

    i honestly hate bulky coats. i'm usually seen in a vest instead. now keep in mind being a residential tech i'm only outside for a bit. out of a warm truck to a cool house.

    now however there are...
Results 1 to 50 of 1000
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Related Forums

Plumbing Talks | Contractor Magazine
Forums | Electrical Construction & Maintenance (EC&M) Magazine